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Master of Science in Nursing - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Position yourself as a leader who takes a lifespan approach to care. EKU’s psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner program enjoys a high certification exam pass rate and prepares students to meet the population’s growing mental health needs in private practice, psychiatric hospitals, mental health clinics and a variety of other environments.


Format: 100% online
Credit Hours: 46 hours
2017-2018 Tuition: $662 per credit hour
Transfer Credits Accepted: Up to 12 hours

What sets our program apart?
EKU’s PMHNP program is designed to meet the requirements of the Consensus Model for APRN Regulation: Licensing, Accreditation, Certification, and Education. The online program is designed to provide the convenience of online learning while maintaining the quality and rigor necessary for the student to become an extremely competent and confident Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner upon graduation.

  • 8-week terms
  • Multiple start dates
  • Study any time, from anywhere
  • No campus visits required
  • Full-time and part-time enrollment*
  • Ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the best online graduate nursing programs in the country

*Availability dependent upon your selected program.

Why choose EKU?
EKU is a regionally-accredited, brick-and-mortar university that is ranked among the nation's best colleges and has been educating students for more than a century. EKU has received numerous honors, including being named one of the best online colleges in the nation and one of the most veteran-friendly campuses.

Download: MSN Student Handbook 2018 - 2019